HyperDic: hydrophobic

English > 2 senses of the word hydrophobic:
ADJECTIVEallhydrophobiclacking affinity for water
allhydrophobic, aquaphobicabnormally afraid of water
English > hydrophobic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water.
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
OppositehydrophilicHaving a strong affinity for water
Spanishhidrofóbico, hidrófobo
Nounshydrophobicitythe property of being water-repellent
English > hydrophobic: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningabnormally afraid of water.
BroaderafraidFilled with fear or apprehension

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